Camp Naranjo, Oroquieta City – Misamis Occidental PNP Provincial Office (MOCPPO) led COMELEC-PNP-AFP Checkpoint apprehend a suspected gun holder without pertinent documents and found in his possession some sachet of illegal drugs together with his driver on Sunday.
With the simultaneous launching of COMELEC-PNP-AFP Checkpoint on its 1st day on January 10, a suspected gun holder was apprehended by Clarin Municipal Station on Sunday together with his motorcycle driver with one (1) undocumented Caliber. 45 automatic pistol, a fully loaded magazine of the said caliber, a gun silencer and sachet of the Illegal Drugs “Shabu” and some aluminum foil.
According to Police Provincial Director, Senior Superintendent Leony Roy Ga the suspect, a certain Bryan Marte y Rendon, 22 Years Old, single and jobless on board a Suzuki Motorcycle together with his driver, Jemarie Sarabia y Rendon, 15 Years Old, Student both resident of Purok-4, Taguima, Tudela this province was apprehended in the said COMELEC-PNP-AFP checkpoint at the national highway.
Under the supervision of Clarin Municipal Police station headed by COP Police Inspector Sumagang is now under investigation on why the suspect has the said firearm with a gun silencer and fully loaded magazine without proper documents, It has been monitored that the municipality of Tudela is a haven of some gun for hires.
With this information, Provincial Director S/Supt Leony Roy Ga has ordered a thorough investigation about the suspect who was also apprehended with sachet of the illegal drugs, after a body search the police manning the said checkpoint confiscated the firearms and one (1) piece of heat sealed plastic sachet of the illegal drugs and aluminum foil.
As told to Philippine News Agency, this is the first apprehension of undocumented firearms without pertinent papers to include a COMELEC Gun Ban Exemption/Certificate of Authority in the whole Police Regional Office-10 during the launching of the COMELEC-PNP-AFP Gun Ban Checkpoint nationwide last January 10, 2016.
In a related development, with implementing the COMELEC-PNP-AFP Checkpoints nationwide, the Clarin Municipal Police Station intercepted another two (2) suspected drug courier on board a Honda XRM Motorcycle with Plate Number 4040KX were the suspects, Balbino Taoc y Vale, 56 years old and his driver Bernardino Dote y Decena, 39 Year Old, both resident of Barangay Maular, Aloran, Misamis Occidental.
The police confiscated from the suspect’s eight (8) pieces of heat sealed sachet of the illegal drugs “Shabu” and five (5) pieces of Aluminum foil strips.(PJT)